During COVID19 Watu wa Maana Street Children’s centre (Ruiru, Kenya) has kept a few of the most vulnerable children as residents and has also placed some children into relatives’ homes that are considered safe. The families come regularly to received large parcels of food and provisions, much of which has been funded by donations to […]
When COVID19 started spreading in Kenya the government commanded all institutions to send residents to live somewhere as… Posted by The Grassroots Trust on Monday, 15 June 2020 When COVID19 started spreading in Kenya the government commanded all institutions to send residents to live somewhere as safe as possible in the community. Watu wa Maana Street […]
These first pictures are from the Good Neighbours project in Theta – a very poor community North of Nairobi. Good Neighbours is both the church and the Grassroots Partner organisation that runs the child sponsorship scheme in the community. They also run Judah Excellence Primary School where many of the children learn. Each morning, during […]
Many congratulations to James and Charity. The marriage celebrations were wonderful. James is the pastor and House Manager at Watu wa Maana Street Children’s Centre, Ruiru, Kenya and Charity is the professional social worker employed by Watu wa Maana. A video of the celebration dance at the wedding reception can be found on the Grassroots […]
Watu wa Maana had a wonderful celebration on Saturday. Two of those who have grown up in the centre have just received their degrees! Kirsty and Rosemary were at today’s thanksgiving ceremony at Watu wa Maana children’s centre. Grassroots has sponsored them for years at the centre and beyond. Rosemary now has a job as […]
Stuart put this together with our friends in Kenya during the visit there in June 2015. He says: “You may enjoy this short audio and stills presentation. It’s a poem written by teachers in the school we work with, and read by one of the kids. We think it’s pretty awesome, even more so when […]
Wanjiru has sent us some great pictures of the children in Watu wa Maana Street Children’s centre in Ruiru (just North of Nairobi, Kenya) doing their gardening chores. There’s even a lovely picture of the most important part of chores… taking a break!
A song created by some of the children from Watu wa Maana Street Children’s Centre in Ruiru, Kenya. The singers are: Lewis Mwatata, Juliet Ngoiri, Rose Wangari, Dorcas Wangechi, Jeremiah Njoroge, Patrick Thuku and Moses Githua. It is called “Umekuwa Nani” – which means “You have been with me”. Watu wa Maana is a project […]